Luther College Nordic Choir, one of the top college choirs in the nation, will perform a tour homecoming concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Luther College Center for Faith and Life, 700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa. The performance by the 66-member Nordic Choir is open to the public with no charge for admission.
In his presentation "Christmas in a World at War," Marv Slind, professor emeritus of history, will use selections from letters to illustrate the experiences that many men and women had during the holiday seasons of World War II. His reading will be accompanied by photographs from Luther Archive's World War II letters collection.
The Luther College Book Shop will host a book signing and carving demonstration Dec. 3-4. Luther alumnus Brian Andreas will sign two of his recent books from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Professor Emeritus Harley Refsal and James Miller, Luther class of 2018, will give wood carving demonstrations from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 and noon-1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4.
Iowa Public Television and the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs announced the selection of 13 independent short films by Iowa artists for the upcoming program, "The Film Lounge," including films from Luther's own Thomas C. Johnson, Neal Abbott and Ian Carstens. "The Film Lounge" celebrates art and experimental films by Iowa artists, highlighting the value this art form lends to Iowa's cultural and economic vitality.